Leipzig

Re:Inventing the Future – A Talk with Léontine Meijer-van Mensch

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Lisa from LeipGlo had the chance to interview the new head of the Grassi Museum of Ethnology about her work, the challenges of the ethnological field and rethinking old structures away from the post-colonial top-down perspective.

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“What comes after:” artwalk around Eisenbahnstraße

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LeipGlo's Lisa shares her impressions from the opening of the new artwalk "What comes after..?" by interaction! e.V. International artists exhibit their works around the aftermath of the current pandemic. Find a Google Map with all locations to artwalk at your own pace.

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Supporting pollinators in Leipzig

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Find out what actually does and doesn't help your local ecosystem by taking a closer look at one of its main engines: Pollinators are all around us in Leipzig and they can use a lot of help with their diet.

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The Saxon Wind Philharmonic in times of Corona

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Find out about the Saxon Wind Philharmonic's outreach and creativity during these trying times for artists. Orchestra manager Barbara details their plans for reopening and playing for the elderly who are most affected by the situation.

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“not alone” – art apart against loneliness

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LeipGlo contributor and artist Maeshelle West-Davies' new project "not alone" is a performative video that addresses the current restrictions on and changes to our interpersonal lives. Maeshelle sat down with us to discuss the project's unique qualities and challenges.

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Microaggressions and love as a foreigner in Leipzig

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"It was here that I met... some of my dearest friends. (...) At the same time, Leipzig is the first city I've lived where I've come to recognize microaggressions for what they are, as they surface in random, mundane moments of my daily life."

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